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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Hochtaunuskreis. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Hochtaunuskreis is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Hochtaunuskreis

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    1

    Altkönig

    Hiking Highlight

    The place has something mystical. The summit is a slightly larger plateau and hikers and mountain bikers emerge from all directions and disappear again.

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    Hanno
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    Großer Feldberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Alpine flair in the Taunus: The summit of the Großer Feldberg (879.5 meters) has been marked with a summit cross since 2011. Don't miss your entry in the summit book. …

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    Eschbacher Klippen

    Hiking Highlight

    The rock face of the Eschbacher cliffs is up to twelve meters high. Here you are on the visible part of a quartz passage about six kilometers long. He stretches …

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    Römerkastell Saalburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Saalburg, in Roman times a fort with a camp village on the border between the Roman Empire and the Germanic tribal areas, was rebuilt around 1900 on the initiative …

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    Großer Feldberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Große Feldberg is not only the highest peak of the Taunus, but of the entire Rhenish Slate Mountains. The information about its exact height varies between 879 and 881 …

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    Fuchstanz – Das Waldgasthaus

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    With this highlight I mean the better of the two restaurants on the Fuchstanz: "Fuchstanz - das Waldgasthaus". There are, for example, very tasty tarte flambées, as well as decent …

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    Fuchstanz

    Hiking Highlight

    Actually THE place to stop for refreshments on the way to or coming from the Großer Feldberg and the Altkönig. Always full, very popular with hikers and bikers!
    Also managed in winter.

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    Weiße Mauer

    Hiking Highlight

    The white wall got its name from the quartzite blocks, which shine white in the sunlight. They have freed themselves from the mother rock by continuous frost blasting and are …

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    Fortunately, there is not so much activity on the Altkönig. It's just exhausting up here, in contrast to the Feldberg

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    10

    Herzbergturm

    Hiking Highlight

    Against fee mountable observation tower with great views over the Taunus, to Hanau, Frankfurt and the airport. The tower is 25 meters high, was renovated in 2008 and the ascent costs 50 cents per person.

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    Kai
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    11

    Burg Falkenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Falkenstein Castle, also known as Neu-Falkenstein, is the ruins of a hilltop castle in the climatic health resort of the same name, Falkenstein, a district of Königstein im Taunus in …

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    Arek
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    12

    The Große Feldberg with its 879 meters is the highest mountain of the Taunus and one of the most distinctive low mountain peaks in Germany. It forms the center of …

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    Flowtrail Feldberg (Fuchstanz)

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    The Feldberg Flowtrail is a very beautifully designed flow trail for experienced mountain bikers who like to jump or ride a bend. The trail is fun despite its many roots …

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    Waldgasthaus Fuchstanz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    An ideal place to take a break after the downhill or downhill runs on the Feldberg Flowtrail!
    Good food and nice people.
    Another advantage is that there are many paths …

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    15

    Viktoriatempel

    Hiking Highlight

    A nice place for a rest. From the Viktoriatempel you have a beautiful view over Frankfurt and up to the hills of the Odenwald. In the romantic pavilion you can sit in the shade and relax.

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    Burgruine Königstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Königstein Castle was probably built in the 11th century and served to secure the important Reichsstraße between Frankfurt and Cologne. At the end of the 18th century the castle was …

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    Römerkastell Saalburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Saalburg fort is a reconstructed Roman fort directly on the Limes, which separated the Roman Empire from the “barbaric” tribes in the north about 2,000 years ago. The fort …

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    18

    Dettweiler Tempel

    Hiking Highlight

    200 meters from the Falkenstein castle ruins, hidden in the dense deciduous forest, is the Dettweiler temple. This offers a fantastic view of the Rhine-Main plain. In honor of Dr. …

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    Großer Feldberg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    You can wonderful hiking, or cycling. Single trails offer mountain bikers an opportunity to prove their ability off-road. Just get away from the nearby city of Frankfurt. Only a few …

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    Römerkastell Saalburg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    In Roman times, the Saalburg was a fort that served to monitor a Limes section in the Taunus. The Limes formed the border of the Roman Empire for about 150 …

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